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Junior Pan American Championship 2021 - Day 4
Santiago (CHI)

All times GMT -4


23 Aug 2021     USA v ARG (Pool A)     0 - 2

24 Aug 2021 10:00     CAN v BRA (Pool B)
24 Aug 2021 14:00     TTO v USA (Pool A)
24 Aug 2021 16:00     MEX v CHI (Pool B)

Pool Standings

Pool A

Rank Team Played Wins Draws Losses Goals For Goals Against Goal Difference Points
1 Argentina 1 1 0 0 2 0 2 3
2 Trinidad & Tobago 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 United States 1 0 0 1 0 2 -2 0

Pool B

Rank Team Played Wins Draws Losses Goals For Goals Against Goal Difference Points
1 Chile 2 2 0 0 5 1 4 6
2 Mexico 2 1 0 1 7 4 3 3
3 Canada 2 1 0 1 4 4 0 3
4 Brazil 2 0 0 2 1 8 -7 0


23 Aug 2021    ARG v URU (Pool A)     0 - 0
23 Aug 2021     USA v TTO (Pool B)     15 - 0

24 Aug 2021 08:00     CAN v ARG (Pool A)
24 Aug 2021 12:00     TTO v CHI (Pool B)

Pool Standings

Pool A

Rank Team Played Wins Draws Losses Goals For Goals Against Goal Difference Points
1 Uruguay 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2
2 Argentina 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
2 Canada 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1

Pool B

Rank Team Played Wins Draws Losses Goals For Goals Against Goal Difference Points
1 United States 2 2 0 0 17 1 16 6
2 Chile 1 0 0 1 1 2 -1 0
3 Trinidad & Tobago 1 0 0 1 0 15 -15 0

FIH Match Centre

Day 3 - 2021 Junior Pan American Championships, Santiago, Chile

Macarena Ilabaca Burrows

USA v TTO. Photo: Rodrigo Jaramillo

Followed by intermittent rain, with three games in total, today the men and women of Trinidad Tobago and Argentina debuted in their first games.

U-22 USMNT Defeated in Tight Match Against Argentina in JPAC Opener


SANTIAGO, Chile – At the Prince of Wales Country Club in Santiago, Chile, the U.S. U-22 Men’s National Team fell in a hard-fought, tight loss to Argentina in their 2021 Junior Pan American Championship opener. Unable to capitalize on multiple scoring chances, Los Leones made the most of their opportunities winning 2-0.

U-22 USWNT Finish Top of JPAC Pool with High Scoring Win Over Trinidad & Tobago


SANTIAGO, Chile – In their second pool game of the 2021 Junior Pan American Championship, taking place at the Prince of Wales Country Club in Santiago, Chile, the U.S. U-22 Women’s National Team used a strong scoring performance to beat Trinidad and Tobago. Six different athletes contributed to the 15-0 score, powered by five from Charlotte De Vries (Malvern, Pa.), to secure the top finish in Pool B.

USA spanks junior Stickwomen 15-0

...as key T&T quartet misses match

by Nigel Simon

T&T's Mia Otero, right, tries to stop the run of USA's Lindsay Dickinson in their opening Pool B match at the Junior Pan American Women’s Hockey Championship at the Prince of Wales Country Club, in Santiago, Chile on Monday. USA won 15-0. Photo: Courtesy PAHF

An understrength T&T junior women’s hockey team proved no match for the USA and fell to an embarrassing 15-0 loss in their opening Pool B match at the Junior Pan American Women’s Hockey Championship in Santiago, Chile on Monday.

Short-handed stickmen look for positive start

by Nigel Simon

National coach Darren Cowie (No 14) gives instructions to the national Under-21 men’s hockey team during a practice match at the Diego Martin Sports Complex earlier this year.. ANTHONY HARRIS

The national junior men’s team will go into action on Tuesday from 2 pm also against USA at the Junior Pan American Hockey Championship in Santiago, Chile as they look to secure a spot at the World Cup to be played in South Africa, later this year.

FIH Hockey Stars Awards 2020-21: Shortlists revealed as voting opens

Lausanne, Switzerland: The International Hockey Federation (FIH) is delighted to reveal the shortlists for the FIH Hockey Stars Awards 2020-21, with players, coaches, media and fans being able to register their votes for the nominees in the respective women’s and men’s Player, Goalkeeper, Rising Star and Coach of the Year categories from today (Monday 23 August).

Two Indians in every category as the FIH shortlists  Annual Awards nominees

S2H Team

After a sparkling show at the recently-concluded 2020 Tokyo Olympics, Indian players feature in each category shortlists, men and women, for the FIH Hockey Stars Awards 2020-21 announced by the world body on Monday.

Drag-flickers Harmanpreet Singh, Gurjit Kaur and goalkeeper PR Sreejesh nominated for FIH annual awards

The Indian men's team head coach Graham Reid and women's team counterpart Sjoerd Marijne were among three nominees for FIH Coach of the Year award for men and women.

PR Sreejesh at the Tokyo Olympics 2020. AP

Lausanne: The Indian men's hockey team drag-flicker Harmanpreet Singh and his female counterpart Gurjit Kaur were on Monday nominated for the FIH Player of the Year awards as the country made the short-list of all the categories on the back of its stupendous performance in the Tokyo Olympics.

Trio Nominated For FIH Hockey Stars Awards

Maddie Hinch, Fiona Crackles and Mark Hager have all been shortlisted for the 2021 FIH Hockey Stars Awards.

Mustapha Cassiem nominated for FIH Hockey Star Awards

The International Hockey Federation have today announced the nominees for the Annual FIH Hockey Star Awards. South African Hockey are pleased to share that Mustapha Cassiem has been announced as a finalist in the Rising Star category.

Games over, Hockey stalwarts hang up their sticks

S2H Team

After every Olympics, international hockey witnesses a spate of retirements. Tokyo 2020 was no different. No sooner than the Games ended, many a stalwart announced retirement from the international game.

Lisa Deetlefs announces retirement from International Hockey

South Africa’s current most capped player and triple Olympian Lisa-Marie Deetlefs has today announced her retirement from International Hockey. The superb defender, who earned 271 caps for South Africa, finishes her career as the fifth highest capped player in South African Women’s hockey history.

SA Hockey teams to defend their African crowns in Ghana next year

By Zaahier Adams

South Africa's Marizen Marais (L) celebrates with teammates after scoring against India during their women's pool A match of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Photo: AFP

CAPE TOWN - The South African Men’s and Women’s Hockey teams will defend their African Nations Cup of Hockey titles in Accra, Ghana next year.

SA Hockey hoping to build on Tokyo 2020 momentum

By Zaahier Adams

South Africa's Samkelo Mvimbi (L) celebrates with teammates after scoring against Canada during their men's pool B match at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic games. Photo: Martin Bureau/AFP

CAPE TOWN - South Africa Hockey Association chief executive Marissa Langeni is hoping to build on the momentum gained at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

Basking in Tokyo Olympics afterglow, Manpreet Singh sets sights on Asian Games 2022

'In terms of tournaments, Asian Games will be our next target. We would like to win it and seal the berth for the Paris Olympics,' Manpreet Singh, skipper of men's hockey team, said.

Shantanu Srivastava

New Delhi: It's been close to three weeks since the Indian men's hockey team ended the 41-year wait to the Olympic podium, but the captain of the history-making side is yet to come to terms with the winning feeling. For Manpreet Singh, days since he climbed the podium have been a seemingly endless blur. Criss-crossing the country for a slew of felicitations, the 29-year-old has barely found time to catch his breath.

Plenty More Goals On Second Weekend Of Masters Invitational Event

Photo credit: Havant HC

The second weekend of action at the Masters Invitational Event proved to be just as exciting as the first with 30 matches taking place at the Nottingham Hockey Centre.

Scotland men’s masters squads announced for Celtic Cup

Scottish Masters Hockey has announced the men’s squads taking part in the Celtic Cup competitions in Belfast 27th – 29th August 2021.

SoftCo expands support for Irish Women’s Hockey

Pictured from left to right, following SoftCo's expanded support for the Irish senior women's team are Caoimhe Perdue (U-21 captain), Katie Mullan (senior captain) and Katie Fearon (U-23 captain). Picture: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Hockey Ireland is delighted to announce that SoftCo is extending its partnership with the Irish Senior Women’s Hockey Team and, in addition, SoftCo will also become the main sponsor for the Under-21 and Under-23 Development Squads.

2020 Hall of Fame Inductee – Judy McCrae

McCrae joins Builders Category as a pioneer administrator

The former president of Field Hockey Canada is being inducted in the Field Hockey Canada Hall of Fame in the builder’s category.  

Beyond Our Game: UNC and Duke's field hockey players join to empower athletes of color

By Cooper Metts

UNC field hockey player Courtnie Williamson (right) and Duke field hockey player Darcy Bourne (left) founded "Beyond Our Game" in February 2021 to help minority athletes in creating careers after college. Photo courtesy of Courtnie Williamson.

Courtnie Williamson became North Carolina’s first Black field hockey captain during the 2020 season. Although Williamson was honored, she also felt disappointed that it took UNC so long to have its first Black field hockey captain.

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